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[audio]Memorial Service for Vilna Jewry, Association of Vilna Jews in Montreal Part 2 (October 11th, 1981) - Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Memorial Service for Vilna Jewry, Association of Vilna Jews in Montreal Part 2 (October 11th, 1981) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Vilna; Holocaust; Vilnius; Vilna Ghetto
Downloads: 34
[audio]Memorial Service for Vilna Jewry, Association of Vilna Jews in Montreal Part 1 (October 11th, 1981) - Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Memorial Service for Vilna Jewry, Association of Vilna Jews in Montreal Part 1 (October 11th, 1981) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Vilna; Holocaust; Vilnius; Vilna Ghetto
Downloads: 36
[audio]Union of Vilna Jews: Yearly Commemoration of Vilna Jewry (October 5th, 1980) Part 1 - Union of Vilna Jews,
Union of Vilna Jews: Yearly Commemoration of Vilna Jewry (October 5th, 1980) Part 1 This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Vilna; Vilnius; Holocaust; Union of Vilna Jews; Montreal; Vilne
Downloads: 36
[audio]Union of Vilna Jews: Yearly Commemoration of Vilna Jewry (October 5th, 1980) Part 2 - Union of Vilna Jews,
Union of Vilna Jews: Yearly Commemoration of Vilna Jewry (October 5th, 1980) Part 2 This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Vilna; Vilnius; Holocaust; Union of Vilna Jews; Montreal; Vilne
Downloads: 28
[audio]Shmerke Kaczerginski: Youth Anthem Sung with Ruth Rubin - Kaczerginski, Shmerke, 1908-1954,
A recording of Shmerke Kaczerginski singing his Youth Anthem with Ruth Rubin. Courtesy of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Keywords: Shmerke Kaczerginski; Vilna Ghetto; Ruth Rubin
Downloads: 40
[audio]Memorial Program for Vilna Jewry on the 29th Anniversary of its Murder (October 22nd, 1972) Part 2 - Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Memorial Program for Vilna Jewry on the 29th Anniversary of its Murder (October 22nd, 1972) Part 2 This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Holocaust; Vilnius; Vilna; Holocaust in Lithuania; Holocaust Memorial
Downloads: 61
[audio]Memorial Program for Vilna Jewry on the 29th Anniversary of its Murder (October 22nd, 1972) Part 1 - Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Memorial Program for Vilna Jewry on the 29th Anniversary of its Murder (October 22nd, 1972) Part 1 This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Holocaust; Vilnius; Vilna; Holocaust in Lithuania; Holocaust Memorial
Downloads: 72
[audio]Recordings of Shmerke Kaczerginski and Abraham Sutzkever Taken from Records for the Vilna Memorial Program on October 22nd, 1972 - Jewish Public Library of Montreal
Recordings of Shmerke Kaczerginski and Abraham Sutzkever Taken from Records for the Vilna Memorial Program on October 22nd, 1972 This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Shmerke Kaczerginski; Abraham Sutzkever; Holocaust Memorial; Vilna Ghetto
Downloads: 195
[audio]Shmerke Kaczergisnki "Address to a Ghetto Memorial Commemoration" May 13th, 1953 - Kaczerginski, Szmerke, 1908-1954
Shmerke Kaczergisnki "Address to a Ghetto Memorial Commemoration" May 13th, 1953 This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center’s Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Yiddish; Partisans; Jewish; Holocaust; Shmerke Kaczerginski; Vilna Ghetto
Downloads: 134
[audio]Abba Kovner Evening: "The Ordeal of an Individual and a Generation" Part 1 (January 15th, 1971) - Kovner, Abba, 1918-1987
Abba Kovner Evening: "The Ordeal of an Individual and a Generation" Part 1 (January 15th, 1971) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Abba Kovner; Jewish Partisans; Vilna; Vilnius; Hebrew Poetry
Downloads: 86
[texts]Dzherela do istoriï Vaplite - Luckyj, George Stephen Nestor, 1919-2001
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Keywords: Vil'na akademiia proletars'ko literatury, Kharkov; Ukrainian literature
Downloads: 302
[audio]Abba Kovner Evening: "The Ordeal of an Individual and a Generation" Part 2 (January 15th, 1971) - Kovner, Abba, 1918-1987
Abba Kovner Evening: "The Ordeal of an Individual and a Generation" Part 2 (January 15th, 1971) This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Abba Kovner; Jewish Partisans; Vilna; Vilnius; Hebrew Poetry
Downloads: 2,717
[audio]Abraham Karpinowitz: "Two Yiddish Writers from Vilna..Chaim Grade and Abraham Sutzkever" (December 5th, 1987) with Liba Augenfeld - Abraham Karpinowitz
Abraham Karpinowitz: "Two Yiddish Writers from Vilna..Chaim Grade and Abraham Sutzkever" (December 5th, 1987) with Liba Augenfeld This recording is from the audio collection of the Jewish Public Library of Montreal and was digitized as part of the Yiddish Book Center's Frances Brandt Online Yiddish Audio Library.
Keywords: Abraham Karpinowitz; Yiddish Literature; Vilna; Vilnius; Chaim Grade; Abraham Sutzkever; Liba Augenfeld
Downloads: 91
[audio]Yiddish Writer Chaim Grade: The Backstory - Yiddish Book Center
Aaron Lansky and Justin Cammy explore the who, the why, and the little-known of Chaim Grade the Litvak Yiddish writer par excellence. Professor Justin Cammy (Smith College), Professor David Fishman (Jewish Theological Seminary), and New York Times reporter Joseph Berger presented a three-day program, Sabbath Days and Extinguished Stars: The Life and Work of Chaim Grade, on April 20-22, 2012, at the Yiddish Book Center...
Keywords: Aaron Lansky; Chaim Grade; Holocaust Literature; Justin Cammy; lithuania; Vilna; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio; Yiddish literature
Downloads: 181
[audio]Mashiach ben Yosef (Part 3)
Evidence for the existence of the "Two Messiahs" based on the work of Rabbi Jacob Immanuel Schochet and Rabbi Hai Gaon. What are the basic differences between Mashiach ben David and Mashiach ben Yosef, and how can an understanding of these distinctive roles of Mashiach help us come to a better understanding of Yeshua as Mashiach?
Keywords: HaDerech; Messianic; Judaism; Messiah; Mashiach; Moshiach; Yeshua; Jesus; Kol HaTor; Messiah son of Joseph; ben Yosef; ben David; Gaon; Vilna; tikkun; Hillel; Rivlin; Schochet; Hai Gaon
Downloads: 276
[audio]Mashiach ben Yosef (Part 2)
Evidence for the existence of the "Two Messiahs" based on the work of the Gaon of Vilna and the book Kol HaTor (Voice of the Turtledove). What are the basic differences between Mashiach ben David and Mashiach ben Yosef, and how can an understanding of these distinctive roles of Mashiach help us come to a better understanding of Yeshua as Mashiach?
Keywords: HaDerech; Messianic; Judaism; Messiah; Mashiach; Moshiach; Yeshua; Jesus; Kol HaTor; Messiah son of Joseph; ben Yosef; ben David; Gaon; Vilna; tikkun; Hillel; Rivlin; Schochet; Hai Gaon
Downloads: 283
[audio]Mashiach ben Yosef (Part 1)
Evidence for the existence of the "Two Messiahs" based on the work of the Gaon of Vilna and the book Kol HaTor (Voice of the Turtledove). What are the basic differences between Mashiach ben David and Mashiach ben Yosef, and how can an understanding of these distinctive roles of Mashiach help us come to a better understanding of Yeshua as Mashiach?
Keywords: HaDerech; Messianic; Judaism; Messiah; Mashiach; Moshiach; Yeshua; Jesus; Kol HaTor; Messiah son of Joseph; ben Yosef; ben David; Gaon; Vilna; tikkun
Downloads: 398
[audio]Out of Steel Comes "Yiddish" - Yiddish Book Center
Episode 021 - May 9, 2012 Two years and four thousand pounds of Cor-Ten steel in the making, Simon Koganâs sculpture "Yiddish" has been installed on the grounds at the Yiddish Book Center. Kogan and Lee Hutt, the head of the Center's sculpture committee, talk with Aaron Lansky about what the sculpture represents and the massive effort - artistic and physical - of creating it.
Keywords: Aaron Lansky, Avrom Sutzkever, Lead Plates of the Rom Press, Lee Hutt, sculpture, Simon Kogan, steel, Vilna, Yiddish, Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 119
[audio]From Baltimore to Vilnius: Yiddish Stories from around the World - Yiddish Book Center
This summer Christa Whitney took the Wexler Oral History Project out of the Yiddish Book Center's studio and into the field. Whitney tells us about the interviews she conducted in cities from Baltimore to Vilnius, and why she loves the opportunity to ask the important questions. Episode 42 September 11, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Baltimore; Christa Whitney; Emma Morgenstern; Fira Bromson; Jewish Public Library; Liba Augenfeld; Montreal; New York; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilnius Yiddish Institute; Wexler Oral History Project; Yiddish; Yiddish Book Center Audio
Downloads: 497
[movies]Liba Augenfeld 10July2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Liba Augenfeld- Vilna-native, former Jewish partisan and prominent Yiddish cultural activist after immigrating to Montreal - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 10, 2012, in Montreal, Canada. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Childhood; Yiddish speaker; Yiddish language; Literature; Education; Eastern Europe; Canada; Politics and political movements; World War Two; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Urban; Anti-Semitism; Advice; song; singing; Holocaust; Jewish education; Zionism; Western Europe; Liba Augenfeld; Chaim Grade; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne; Lithuania; Poland; Bund; Warsaw; Lodz; Spanish Civil War; Polish; Russian; Montreal Jewish Public Library; Montreal; Talking Books Project; Abraham Karpinowitz; Avrom Sutzkever; Abraham Sutzkever; Partisan; Vilna Ghetto
Downloads: 11
[movies]Victoria 26Jul2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Victoria was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 26, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Victoria Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Vilnius, Lithuania, July 26, 2012. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/Victoria26jul2012YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Coming back to Yiddish; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; Hebrew; Visual Arts; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Holocaust; Education; Israel; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Travel; Other languages; Victoria; Vilnius; Lithuania; Israel; Shmuel Bak; Samuel Bak; Vilna Gaon; Jewish Museums; 1970s; 1980s; 1990s; 2000s; Russian; Lithuanian; Hebrew; Jacques Lipschutz; Vilna; Vilne; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 40
[movies]Julius Menn 30Mar2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Julius Menn was interviewed by Lesley Yalen on March 30, 2012, at the Yiddish Book Center. Julius was born in the Danzig area in 1929, and he talks about his early years there. Danzig was an independent, liberal enclave on the Baltic Sea (surrounded by Poland and Germany), created by the Treaty of Versailles at the end of World War I. Julius' father was a businessman from a Hasidic background in Russia...
Keywords: Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Literature; Holocaust; Education; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Anti-Semitism; World War Two; Hebrew; Books; Julius Menn; Danzig; Warsaw; Vilna; Tel Aviv; Berkeley CA; Goan of Vilna; Victor Hugo; Charles Dickens; Haganah; Tarbut Schools; University of California Berkeley; 1920s; 1930s; 1940s; 1950s; 1970s; 2012s; Haganah; Chasidic; Hasidic; Mitnagdim; Bialystok; Polish; German; Kabbalah; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 22
[movies]Debra Caplan 19December2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Debra Caplan was interviewed on December 19, 2011 by Christa Whitney at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference in Washington, D.C.
Keywords: Advice; Other languages; Yiddish language; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Yiddish Book Center; Theater; Family history; stories about ancestors; Books; Yiddish learning; Israel; Soviet Union; Eastern Europe; Transmission; Yiddish revival and activism; Debra Caplan; Pennsylvania; Amherst MA; Cambridge MA; Hampshire College; Harvard University; Zev Kaplan; New Jersey; Birobidzhan; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne
Downloads: 19
[audio]Aish Kodesh 07/21/2011 Matos - Deborah Miller - Henoch Dov Hoffman, Tsivya
July 21, 2011 Aish Kodesh Parsha Matos From Tsivya: This class is dedicated to my father, Dov Ber ben Yehoshua, whose third yartzeit was 9 Tamuz. From Rabbi Hoffman: This class is also dedicated to my good friend, Chaya Devorah bat Chana (Deborah Miller/Masel), who wrote a wonderful book, here, and who learned with me every week for ten years. Weâll miss her and yet we continue teaching the Aish Kodesh in her honor and memory...
Keywords: Deborah Miller; Moshe; Miriam; Elijah (Eliahu); Elisha; gal; gilgul; Dina; Shechem; Kozbi; Zimri; Pinchas; Bal Peor; Miser of Krakow; Barry T; being right; sexuality; 90 cries of death; Vilna Gaon; hishtachalute; perfectionism; law v. compassion; Creation and Existence; a priori; de facto; purpose and goal; judgment and wombness; ruach; neshuma; nefesh
Downloads: 37
[movies]Saule Valiunaite-Kinduriene 30Jul2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Saule Valiunaite-Kinduriene, Lithuanian student of the Vilnius Yiddish Institute, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 30, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Saule Valiunaite-Kinduriene Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Vilnius, Lithuania, July 30, 2012...
Keywords: Advice; Childhood; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Visual Arts; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Holocaust; Education; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Politics and political movements; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Vilnius; Vilna; Vilne; Lithuania; Vilnius Yiddish Institute; Vilnius University; 1991; 1990s; 2000s; Saule Valiunaite-Kinduriene; Soviet Occupation; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 39
[movies]Fira Bramson 2August2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Fire Bramson, former bibliographer of the Judaica collection of the Lithuanian National Archives, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 2, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. This interview is conducted entirely in Yiddish. Fira spent her childhood and young adulthood in Kaunas, Lithuania. Both Yiddish and Russian were spoken in her home. When the Nazis invaded Lithuania, Fira and a group of her school friends fled across the border to the Soviet Union...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Press; Radio; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Jewish holidays; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Travel; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne; Lithuania; Russia; USSR; Aaron Lansky; Max Weinreich; Lithuanian National Library; YIVO; Bibliography; Bibliographer; Archivist; Archive; Library
Downloads: 9
[movies]Wyman Brent 01Aug2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Wyman Brent was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 1, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Wyman Brent Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Vilnius, Lithuania, August 1, 2012. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/WymanBrendt01aug2012YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: Advice; Childhood; Literature; Holocaust; Education; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; United States; Transmission; Jewish community; Travel; World War Two; Anti-Semitism; Love/Relationships; Yiddish Book Center; Books; Film; San Diego; Virginia; Vilnius; Vilne; Vilna; Lithuania; Germany; Anti-racism; History; Wyman Brendt; 1990s; Al Jolson; Aaron Lansky; Vilnius Jewish Public Library; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 37
[movies]Eva Raby 10July2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Eva Raby, former director of the Montreal Jewish Public Library, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 10, 2012, in Montreal, Canada. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Theater; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Education; Religion and ritual; Hebrew; Canada; Yiddish personalities; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Urban; Yiddish scene; Yiddish speaker; song; singing; Jewish education; Eastern Europe; Eva Raby; Russian; Montreal; Vilna; Vilne; Vilnius; Bialystock; Rachel Korn; Avrom Reisen; Avrom Sutskever; Montreal Jewish Public Library; Yidishe folks shuln; Jewish People's Schools; Labor Zionism; YIVO; Isaac Bashevis Singer; Katshorginsky; Lenin; Trotsky; Publishing; Ruth Wisse; Aaron Lansky; Yiddish Talking Books; Kinder Klangen; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 9
[movies]Fania Brantsovsky 27July2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Fania Brantsovsky, former Jewish partisan during World War Two and librarian of the Vilnius Yiddish Institute, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 27, 2012 at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute in Vilnius, Lithuania. This interview is conducted entirely in Yiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Theater; Literature; Poetry; Ethnography; Career and Professional Life; Jewish professions; Holocaust; Education; Israel; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; United States; Politics and political movements; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne; Lithuania; Lithuanian; Avram Sutskever; Dovid Katz; Vilnius Yiddish Institute; Communism; Hebrew; Russian; Polish; Jewish Partisan; Fania Brantsovsky; Ilya Ehrenburg
Downloads: 84
[movies]Paul Berg 26Jul2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Paul Berg was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 26, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Paul Berg Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Vilnius, Lithuania, July 26, 2012. Video recording, http://archive.org/details/PaulBerg26jul2012YiddishBookCenter ( [date accessed] )
Keywords: Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Coming back to Yiddish; Theater; Press; Radio; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; United States; Latin America; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Urban; Travel; Love/Relationships; Yiddish speaker; Bronx; New York City; New York; NY; NYC; Vilna; Vilne; Vilnius; San Diego; Mexico; Paul Berg; Michigan; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 40
[movies]Roza Bieliauskiene 29July2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Roza Bieliauskiene, active member of the Vilnius, Lithuania Jewish community, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 29, 2012 in Vilnius, Lithuania. This interview is conducted entirely in Yiddish. Roza's parents were survivors from a shtetl outside of Vilnius. She grew up in Soviet Vilnius in a Yiddish home and recalls hearing the language spoken on the streets of her Jewish neighborhood. Roza worked as an engineer for many years before delving into the world of Jewish and Yiddish cultural ...
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish teaching; Yiddish learning; Coming back to Yiddish; Other languages; Hebrew; Visual Arts; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Jewish professions; Scholarship; Academia; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; Jewish community; Urban; Shtetl; Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum; Sholem Aleichem Jewish School; Sholem Aleichem; Moyshe Kulbak; Moshe Kulbak; 1960s; 1990s; 2000s; 1989; 1991; Russian; Lithuanian; 1980s
Downloads: 12
[movies]Elaine Trehub 20January2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Elaine Trehub was interviewed by Sara Israel on January 20, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. Elaine was born in Mattapan, Boston, in 1928. The Blue Hill Avenue neighborhood of Mattapan where she grew up was the heart of Bostonâs vibrant Jewish community from the 1920s to the 1950s. Elaine lived in one of the neighborhoodâs iconic triple-decker houses, surrounded by family. Her grandfather, who lived with them, was strictly observant, but her father was not...
Keywords: Advice; Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Career and Professional Life; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Feminism; Eastern Europe; United States; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; Urban; Assimilation; Elaine; Trehub; Boston; Cambridge MA; Mattapan MA; Holyoke MA; Amherst MA; Jewish Community of Amherst; 1940s; 1950s; Zaslav; Vilnius; Vilna; Vilne; Blue Hill Avenue; Needham MA; Dedham MA; Radcliffe College; Mount Holyoke College; Simmons College; 1930s; 1970s; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
Downloads: 21
[movies]Shimon Alperovitch 31July2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily B.)
Shimon Alperovitch, co-president of the Lithuanian Jewish Community, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 31, 2012 at the Vilnius Jewish Community Center in Vilnius, Lithuania. This interview is conducted entirely in Yiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture; Childhood; Family history; stories about ancestors; Yiddish language; Other languages; Eastern Europe; Jewish education; Holocaust; Jewish Identity; Yiddish speaker; Hebrew; Theater; Literature; Jewish community; World War Two; Soviet Union; Transmission; Anti-Semitism; Urban; Synagogue; shul; temple; Shimon Alperovitch; Lithuania; Vilnius; Vilna; Vilne; Kovno; Lithuanian; Polish; Russian; Strashun Library; Yiddish Folks Theater; Lithuania Culture Congress; Sholem Aleichem School; Sholem Aleichem; Chaim Grade; Avrom Sutzkever; Abraham Sutzkever; Lithuanian Jewish Community
Downloads: 49
[movies]Jordana de Bloeme 17December2013 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Jordana de Bloeme was interviewed by Jessica Parker on December 17, 2013, at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Yiddish scene; Yiddish speaker; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Hebrew; Klezmer; Music; Literature; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Jewish education; Secular; Secularism; Non-religious; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; shabbat; shabbes; sabbath; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; United States; Canada; Politics and political movements; Youth group; Summer camp; Roots/heritage; Transmission; Jewish community; Urban; Travel; Krakow; Poland; New York City; New York; Warsaw; Poland; Vlinius; Lithuania; Vilne; Vilna; Toronto; Canada; Hamilton; Ottawa; Nepean; Ontario; Jerusalem; Israel; Tel Aviv; Minsk; Scotland; Kalman Weiser; Brukhe Lang; York University; University of Toronto; Camp Shalom; USY; United Synagogue Youth; 1980s; 1990s; 2000s; 1920s; 1930s; Bund; Yiddishism; secular; socialism; socialist; Haredi; Hasidic; archive; archival research
Downloads: 15
[movies]Judith Elbaum Schumer 3October2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily)
Judith Elbaum Schumer was interviewed on October 3, 2011 by Christa Whitney at the Yiddish Book Center. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Press; Eastern Europe; World War Two; Holocaust; Immigration; Migration; Radio; Theater; Jewish holidays; Yom Kippor; Yom Kippur; Channukah; Khanukah; Channuka; Khanike Yiddish personalities; Yiddish Book Center; Pesakh; Passover; Summer camp; Jewish education; Religion and ritual; song; singing; Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish scene; Yiddish speaker; Literature; Newspapers; Poetry; Career and Professional Life; Family traditions; Synagogue; shul; temple; shabbat; shabbes; sabbath; Urban; Jewish community; Transmission; United States; Politics and political movements; Soviet Union; Judith Elbaum Schumer; Moshe Elbaum; Lodz; Warsaw; Poland; Anthony Eden; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne; Lithuania; China; Japan; Shanghai; The Morning Journal; Der Morgen Jurnal; Jewish Daily Forward; Forverts; Der Tog; I.B. Singer; Elie Wiesel; Maurice Schwartz; New York City; Chiune Sugihara; Ludwik Zamenhof; Brooklyn; Camp Boiberik; Reno NV; Camp Hemshechk; Camp Kind
Downloads: 18
[movies]Adina Gordon 04Nov2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Adina Gordon was interviewed by Christa Whitney on November 4, 2011 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Adina Gordon Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Karmazin Recording Studio, Yiddish Book Center, November 4, 2011...
Keywords: Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Theater; Music; Radio; Literature; Career and Professional Life; Scholarship; Academia; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Western Europe; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Youth group; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Jewish community; shabbat; shabbes; sabbath; Shtetl; Urban; song; singing; Pesakh; Passover; Channukah; Khanukah; Channuka; Khanike; Adina Gordon; WEVD; Sholem Aleichem; Art History; France; Hashomer Hatzair; New York City; New Jersey; Brooklyn; Crown Heights; 1900s; 1910s; 1930s; 1940s; 1950s; Hasidism; Satmar; Conservative; Ebbets Field; Baking; Honey Cake; Polish; German; Forverts; Forward; Kibbutz Aliyah; Vilna; Vilnius; Vilne; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish
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[movies]Leo Melamed 13December2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Emily F.)
Leo Melamed, child survivor of the Holocaust and former chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, was interviewed by Christa Whitney in Glencoe, Illinois on December 13, 2012. This interview contains some Yiddish. To learn more about the Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story
Keywords: Advice; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Yiddish revival and activism; Post-vernacular uses of Yiddish; Immigration; Migration; Theater; Press; Radio; Literature; Poetry; Career and Professional Life; Holocaust; Education; Religion and ritual; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Israel; Zionism; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union; United States; Politics and political movements; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Roots/heritage; Anti-Semitism; children/grandchildren of (Yiddish personalities); Jewish community; Urban; Shtetl; Assimilation; Travel; Pesakh; Passover; Leo Melamed; Bialystok; Poland; Russia; Lithuania; Vilna; Vilne; Vilnius; Chicago; Groser Shul; Bund; Capitalism; Leninism; Socialism; Yidishism; Antizionism; Chicago Market Exchange; Dina Halpern; Avrom Sutzkever; Vladka Meed; Benjamin Meed; Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; Jewish culture; Yiddish; ybc; National Yiddish Book Center
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[movies]Sara Israel 29Jun2012 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Benno)
Sara Israel was interviewed by Lesley Yalen on June 29, 2012 at the Yiddish Book Center. Sara Israel is a 2011-2012 Yiddish Book Center Fellow, and she was also a 2009 Steiner Summer Program student. Sara's family on both sides came from Eastern Europe to Winnipeg, Canada, before World War II. Her mother and father both grew up in Winnipeg, where there was (and is) a significant Jewish community. Sara grew up visiting her grandparents and other relatives in Winnipeg, and she associates those vis...
Keywords: Favorite Yiddish word; Yiddish words; Family history; stories about ancestors; Childhood; Jewish Identity; Yiddish language; Yiddish learning; Immigration; Migration; Other languages; Visual Arts; Music; Literature; Poetry; Education; Family traditions; Jewish holidays; Eastern Europe; United States; Canada; Yiddish Book Center; Food and culinary traditions; Transmission; Travel; Pesakh; Passover; song; singing; Gomel; Belarus; Poland; Romania; Winnipeg; Newton MA; Massachusetts; Montreal; Odessa; Ukraine; Vilnius; Vilna; Vilne; Lithuania; Prague; Czech Republic; Rokhl Korn; Avraham Sutzkever; Anna Gonshor; McGill University; Temple Beth Avodah; Rhode Island School of Design; 1990s; 2000s; 2010s; Reform; Workmen's Circle; Arbeter Ring; A Besere Velt; Yiddish Community Chorus; Steiner Summer Program; Yiddish Book Center; National Yiddish Book Center; Wexler Oral History Project; nybc; ybc; Yiddish; Jewish culture
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